To book a private group class with friends, please contact us at clientservices@ruthrumack.com.

This schedule is in Eastern Standard Time 

  • Day Camp: Handwriting & Early Reading (Grades JK-2)

    Print + Read Camp

    Price: $770 (9-book set included)

    This camp helps little ones learn or advance their foundational printing skills by using the Power Pencils program. Students will also improve basic reading, learn new sight words, and practice phoneme skills. Each student will receive the 9-book Yak Pack set to use in class and continue their reading journey at home.

    Day Camp Schedule

    8:30am-9:00am       Drop-off
    9:00am-11:00am     Class 1: Handwriting (Power Pencils Printing)
    11:00am-11:45am    Activity 1: Drama and Movement
    11:45am-1:00pm     Lunch and outdoor games
    1:00pm-3:00pm      Class 2: Early Reading (The Yak Pack)
    3:00pm-4:00pm     Activity 2: Stories, Crafts, and Games
    4:00pm-5:00pm     Aftercare (optional)

    PRINT + READ CAMP – SUMMER 2020 – SESSION 1 – MIDTOWN

    Dates: July 6 – July 10
    Days: Monday – Friday
    Time: 8:30AM – 5PM

    PRINT + READ CAMP – SUMMER 2020 – SESSION 2 – DOWNTOWN

    Dates: July 27 – July 31
    Days: Monday – Friday
    Time: 8:30AM – 5PM

  • Day Camp: Early Math & Written Expression-Sentences (Grades 2-4)

    Solve + Write Camp

    Price: $699

    This camp begins with Mathemagics, an active, engaging program designed to unleash students’ developing numeracy skills! Students explore skip-counting, mental math strategies, place value, and more. In the afternoon, students will develop their writing skills using the Power Sentences program. Students learn the parts of speech and types of sentences, constructing stand-alone sentences, and building multiple sentences with a single topic.

    Day Camp Schedule

    8:30am-9:00am       Drop-off
    9:00am-11:00am    Class 1: Early Math (Mathemagics)
    11:00am-11:45am   Activity 1: Drama and Movement
    11:45am-1:00pm    Lunch and outdoor games
    1:00pm-3:00pm     Class 2: Written Expression (Power Sentences)
    3:00pm-4:00pm     Activity 2: Stories, Crafts, and Games
    4:00pm-5:00pm    Aftercare (optional)

    SOLVE + WRITE CAMP – SUMMER 2020 – SESSION 1 – DOWNTOWN

    Dates: July 13 – July 17
    Days: Monday – Friday
    Time: 8:30AM – 5PM

    SOLVE + WRITE CAMP – SUMMER 2020 – SESSION 2 – DOWNTOWN

    Dates: Aug. 10 – Aug. 14
    Days: Monday – Friday
    Time: 8:30AM – 5PM

  • Day Camp: Keyboarding & Written Expression-Paragraphs (Grades 3-6)

    Write + Type Camp

    Price: $699

    This camp will allow students to learn the foundations of paragraph writing and how to construct well-written sentences using the Power Paragraphs program. Students will also improve their typing skills using QWERTY, a typing program designed to instill proper keyboarding techniques, including correct posture and positioning, and strategies to improve accuracy and speed.

    Day Camp Schedule

    8:30am-9:00am       Drop-off
    9:00am-11:00am     Class 1: Written Expression (Power Paragraphs)
    11:00am-11:45am    Activity 1: Drama and Movement
    11:45am-1:00pm     Lunch and outdoor games
    1:00pm-3:00pm      Class 2: Keyboarding (QWERTY)
    3:00pm-4:00pm     Activity 2: Crafts and Games
    4:00pm-5:00pm     Aftercare (optional)

    WRITE + TYPE CAMP – SUMMER 2020 – MIDTOWN

    Dates: July 20 – July 24
    Days: Monday – Friday
    Time: 8:30AM – 5PM

  • Day Camp: Creative Coding (Grades 4-7)

    Creative Coding Camp

    Price: $599

    This camp allows students to develop their creative and critical thinking skills by learning basic coding through Scratch 3.0, a kid-friendly, open-source software created by MIT. First, students will explore coding through storytelling by inventing characters and stories, and then animating them to bring them to life. Afterwards, students will explore gaming codes before learning to design their own. By the end of the program, each student will have designed and created three unique games to share with their friends and family.

    Day Camp Schedule

    8:30am-9:00am       Drop-off
    9:00am-11:00am     Class 1: Creative Coding
    11:00am-11:45am    Activity 1: Drama and movement
    11:45am-1:00pm     Lunch and outdoor games
    1:00pm-3:00pm      Class 2: Creative Coding
    3:00pm-4:00pm     Activity 2: Crafts and games
    4:00pm-5:00pm     Aftercare (optional)

    CREATE + CODE CAMP – SUMMER 2020 – MIDTOWN

    Dates: Aug. 4 – Aug. 7
    Days: Tuesday – Friday
    Time: 8:30AM – 5PM

  • Early Reading (Grades JK-2)

    The Yak Pack

    Price: $499 (9-book set included)

    The Yak Pack is an exciting, multisensory program for beginner readers. Based on the RRLS book series of the same name, this class introduces students to the sight words and phonics skills they will need to begin their journey as readers.

    Each student receives the complete 9-book Yak Pack set to continue their learning at home.

    YAK PACK – SUMMER 2020 – SESSION 1 – Online

    Dates: July 13 – July 17
    Days: Monday – Friday
    Time: 10AM – 12PM

    YAK PACK – SUMMER 2020 – SESSION 2 – Online

    Dates: Aug. 17 – Aug. 21
    Days: Monday – Friday
    Time: 10AM – 12PM

  • SSAT Upper - Condensed Course (Grades 8-11)

    SSAT Upper Level – Condensed Course

    Price: $949

    A 3-hour practice test will be proctored on the last day of class.

    SSAT Upper Condensed – Summer 2020 – Online

    Date: Aug. 17 – Aug. 21
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 3PM – 5PM (3PM – 6PM on Friday)

  • SAT Condensed Course (Grades 10-12)

    SAT Condensed Course

    Price: $1149

    A 4-hour practice test will be proctored on the last day of class.

    SAT Condensed – Summer 2020 – Online

    Date: Aug. 17 – Aug. 24
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 12PM – 3PM (12PM – 4PM on Monday, Aug. 24)

    SAT Condensed – Summer 2020 – Online

    Date: Aug. 24 – Aug. 31
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 12PM – 3PM (12PM – 4PM on Monday, Aug. 31)

  • Written Expression - Research Essays (Grades 9-12)

    Power Essays: Research

    Price: $599

    This program teaches specific skills required for research essays. There is an emphasis on locating and evaluating scholarly sources, taking research notes, avoiding plagiarism, paraphrasing, and using MLA, APA, or Chicago Style formatting. Students will also explore the five stages of the essay writing process by writing one research essay collaboratively with their classmates and another one independently.

    RESEARCH ESSAYS – SUMMER 2020 – SESSION 1 – ONLINE

    Dates: July 6 –  July 16
    Days: Monday – Thursday
    Time: 10AM – 12PM

    RESEARCH ESSAYS – SUMMER 2020 – SESSION 2 – ONLINE 

    Dates: July 20 – July 30
    Days: Monday – Thursday
    Time: 10AM – 12PM

  • Junior Book Club (Grades 4-6)

    Junior Book Club

    Price: $249

    Our summer book clubs are designed to help students develop an enthusiastic and confident reading habit and avoid the summer reading slump! Students will learn and practice critical reading strategies and share their opinions about the book with a community of readers in a fun and engaging online environment.

    In this 7.5-hour program, students will:

    establish personal reading goals and strategies for achieving them
    learn and practice ‘good reader strategies’
    share their opinions and ideas about the texts through discussions, writing activities, and creative responses
    engage in interactive games and activities to extend and deepen their understanding of the book

    Junior Book Club – Summer 2020 – Session 1 – Online

    The chosen book is The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.

    Date: July 6 – July 17
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 3:15PM – 4PM

    Junior Book Club – Summer 2020 – Session 2 – Online

    The chosen book is The Wild Robot by Peter Brown.

    Date: July 20 – July 31
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 3:15PM – 4PM

  • Intermediate Book Club (Grades 7-8)

    Intermediate Book Club

    Price: $249

    Our summer book clubs are designed to help students develop an enthusiastic and confident reading habit and avoid the summer reading slump! Students will learn and practice critical reading strategies and share their opinions about the book with a community of readers in a fun and engaging online environment.

    In this 7.5-hour program, students will:

    establish personal reading goals and strategies for achieving them
    learn and practice ‘good reader strategies’
    share their opinions and ideas about the texts through discussions, writing activities, and creative responses
    engage in interactive games and activities to extend and deepen their understanding of the book

    Intermediate Book Club – Summer 2020 – Session 1 – Online

    The chosen book is The Giver by Lois Lowry.

    Date: July 6 – July 17
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 3:15PM – 4PM

    Intermediate Book Club – Summer 2020 – Session 2 – Online

    The chosen book is Holes by Louis Sachar.

    Date: July 20 – July 31
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 3:15PM – 4PM

  • Senior Book Club (Grades 9-10)

    Senior Book Club

    Price: $249

    Our summer book clubs are designed to help students develop an enthusiastic and confident reading habit and avoid the summer reading slump! Students will learn and practice critical reading strategies and share their opinions about the book with a community of readers in a fun and engaging online environment.

    In this 7.5-hour program, students will:

    establish personal reading goals and strategies for achieving them
    learn and practice ‘good reader strategies’
    share their opinions and ideas about the texts through discussions, writing activities, and creative responses
    engage in interactive games and activities to extend and deepen their understanding of the book

    Senior Book Club – Summer 2020 – Session 1 – Online

    The chosen book is Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.

    Date: July 6 – July 17
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 3:15PM – 4PM

    Senior Book Club – Summer 2020 – Session 2 – Online

    The chosen book is The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline.

    Date: July 20 – July 31
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 3:15PM – 4PM

  • SAT Condensed Course (Grades 10-12)

  • SSAT Middle - Condensed Course (Grades 5-7)

  • SSAT Middle Level – Condensed Course

    Price: $949

    A practice test will be provided at the conclusion of the course for students to complete on their own time.

    SSAT Middle Condensed – Summer 2020 – Online

    Date: July 20 – July 31
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 11AM – 12PM

    SAT Condensed Course

    Price: $1149

    A practice test will be provided at the conclusion of the course for students to complete on their own time.

    SAT Condensed – Summer 2020 – Online

    Date: July 20 – July 31
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 2:30PM – 4PM

  • Day Camp (Grades 3-6)

  • Day Camp

    Choose Your Own Adventure
    Create a customized camp plan that works for your family. Pick as many options as you like!

    Day Camp Schedule (July 6 – July 17)

    10am – 11am    Written Expression (Power Paragraphs) (grades 3-5 only)
    11am – 12pm    Activity 1 (Fitness/Dance)
    12pm – 1pm      Lunch
    1pm – 2pm        Keyboarding (QWERTY)
    2pm – 3pm        Activity 2 (Drama, Games and Arts & Crafts)
    3:15pm – 4pm  Junior Book Club (grades 4-6 only)

    Day Camp Schedule (July 20 – July 31)

    10am – 11am     Written Expression (Power Paragraphs) (grades 3-5 only)
    11am – 12pm     Activity 1 (Fitness/Dance)
    12pm – 1pm       Lunch
    1pm – 2pm         Keyboarding (QWERTY)
    2pm – 3pm         Activity 2 (Drama, Games and Arts & Crafts)
    3:15pm – 4pm   Junior Book Club (grades 4-6 only)
  • Day Camp (Grades 7-10)

  • Day Camp

    Choose Your Own Adventure
    Create a customized camp plan that works for your family. Pick as many options as you like!

    Day Camp Schedule (July 6 – July 17)

    10am – 11am    Written Expression (Opinion Essay)
    11am – 12pm    Activity 1 (Fitness/Dance)
    12pm – 1pm      Lunch
    1pm – 2pm        Executive Functioning (Power Planners)
    2pm – 3pm        Activity 2 (Drama, Games and Arts & Crafts)
    3:15pm – 4pm   Intermediate Book Club

    Day Camp Schedule (July 20 – July 31)

    10am – 11am    Written Expression (Opinion Essay)
    11am – 12pm    Activity 1 (Fitness/Dance)
    12pm – 1pm      Lunch
    1pm – 2pm        Executive Functioning (Power Planners)
    2pm – 3pm        Activity 2 (Drama, Games and Arts & Crafts)
    3:15pm – 4pm   Intermediate Book Club
    • Executive Functioning (Grades 6-8)

      Power Planners – Junior

      Price: $325

      Power Planners teaches the skills necessary to get things done! These include planning, prioritizing, time management, sustained attention, goal-directed persistence, and task initiation

      POWER PLANNERS JUNIOR – SUMMER 2020 – ONLINE

      Dates: Sept. 13 – Nov. 22
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 10AM – 11AM
      Note: There is no class on October 11

    • SSAT Middle - Overview Course (Grades 5-7)

      SSAT Middle Level – Overview Course

      Price: $949

      This course is an introduction to the skills and strategies needed for each section of the SSAT. A 3-hour practice test will be provided at the conclusion of the course for students to complete on their own time.

      SSAT MIDDLE OVERVIEW – FALL 2020 – ONLINE

      Date: Sept. 20 – Nov. 29
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 2PM – 3PM
      Note: There is no class on October 11

    • Interview Prep and Resume Writing Workshop (Grades 5-8)

      Interview Prep and Resume Writing Workshop

      Price: $170

      Many schools include interviews as part of the admissions process. RRLS knows that most students will not have had previous experience with interviews, so we have created a unique workshop to familiarize students with the process.

      Students learn about effective oral communication and practise answering common interview questions in order to gain confidence in an interview setting. Writing resumes helps students to reflect on their personal interests, achievements, and experiences, all of which might be talking points in an interview.

      INTERVIEW PREP AND RESUME WORKSHOP – FALL 2020 – ONLINE

      Date: November 22
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 10AM – 1PM

    Winter 2021

    • Grade 9 Math Overview

      Grade 9 Math Overview

      Price: $399

      This interactive course reviews the most important concepts of grade 9 math according to the Ontario curriculum.

      This course is suited for students in grade 9. Concepts included in the course:

      -Numerical and algebraic expressions
      -Distributive property
      -Solving linear equations
      -Linear relations
      -Slope
      -Geometry
      -Applications in word problems

      GRADE 9 MATH OVERVIEW – WINTER 2021 – ONLINE

      Dates: Jan. 24 – Apr. 18
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 1PM – 2PM
      Note: There is no class Mar. 14 and 21, and Apr. 4.

    • Grade 10 Math Overview

      Grade 10 Math Overview

      Price: $399

      This interactive course reviews the most important concepts of grade 10 math according to the Ontario curriculum.

      This course is suited for students in grade 10. Concepts included in the course:

      -Systems of Equations
      -Analytic Geometry: Line Segments and Circles
      -Graphs of Quadratic Relations
      -Factoring Algebraic Expressions
      -Applying Quadratic Models
      -Quadratic Equations
      -Similar Triangles and Trigonometry
      -Acute Triangle Trigonometry

      GRADE 10 MATH OVERVIEW – WINTER 2021 – ONLINE

      Dates: Jan. 24 – Feb. 21
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 1PM – 3PM

    • Math (Grades 4-6)

      Power Solvers Junior

      Price: $249

      Power Solvers Junior is a dynamic program designed to boost student confidence with word problems! Solving the word problems in this course will involve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with whole numbers.

      POWER SOLVERS JUNIOR – WINTER 2021 – ONLINE

      Dates: Jan. 23 – Feb. 27
      Days: Saturday
      Time: 9AM – 10AM
    • Math (Grades 7-8)

      Power Solvers Senior

      Price: $249

      Power Solvers Senior is a dynamic program designed to boost student confidence with multi-step word problems! Solving the word problems in this course will involve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with whole numbers, decimals, and fractions.

      POWER SOLVERS SENIOR – WINTER 2021 – ONLINE

      Dates: Feb. 7 – Mar. 28
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 11AM – 12PM
      Note: There is no class March 14 and 21.
    • Keyboarding (Grades 3-6)

      QWERTY

      Price: $325

      QWERTY is a typing program designed to instill proper keyboarding techniques. Students are taught correct posture and positioning, efficient typing strokes, and strategies to improve accuracy and speed.

      QWERTY – WINTER 2021 – ONLINE

      Dates: Jan. 24 – Apr. 18
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 3PM – 4PM
      Note: There is no class Mar. 14 and 21, and Apr. 4.

    • Keyboarding & Note-Taking (Grades 7-12)

      QWERTY Plus

      Price: $325

      QWERTY Plus teaches students effective note-taking and typing strategies. This course uses tech tools to increase speed, accuracy, and quality of written work.

      QWERTY PLUS – WINTER 2021 – ONLINE

      Dates: Jan. 24 – Apr. 18
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 4PM – 5PM
      Note: There is no class Mar. 14 and 21, and Apr. 4.

    • Written Expression - Opinion Essays (Grades 6-9)

      Power Essays: Opinion

      Price: $525

      This program teaches the process to writing a persuasive essay that requires no research. Students will explore the four stages of writing through hands-on activities and games. Students will also write an opinion essay as a team (with their peers and the teacher) as well as independently in order to develop these skills for future essays.

      OPINION ESSAYS – WINTER 2021 – ONLINE

      Dates: Jan. 24 – Apr. 18
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 2:30PM – 3:30PM
      Note: There is no class Mar. 14 and 21, and Apr. 4.

    • Written Expression - Paragraphs (Grades 3-5)

      Power Paragraphs

      Price: $425

      Power Paragraphs teaches the foundation of paragraph writing and reviews how to construct well-written sentences. Students learn the writing process (brainstorm, organize, write, improve, edit) as well as a numerical approach to paragraph writing.

      POWER PARAGRAPHS – WINTER 2021 – ONLINE

      Dates: Jan. 23 – Apr. 17
      Days: Saturday
      Time: 10:15AM – 11:15AM
      Note: There is no class Mar. 13 and 20, and Apr. 3.

    • Executive Functioning (Grades 6-8)

      Power Planners – Junior

      Price: $325

      Power Planners teaches the skills necessary to get things done! These include planning, prioritizing, time management, sustained attention, goal-directed persistence, and task initiation

      POWER PLANNERS JUNIOR – WINTER 2021 – ONLINE

      Dates: Jan. 24 – Apr. 18
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM
      Note: There is no class Mar. 14 and 21, and Apr. 4.

    • Executive Functioning (Grades 9-12)

      Power Planners – Senior

      Price: $299

      Power Planners teaches the skills necessary to get things done! These include planning, prioritizing, time management, sustained attention, goal-directed persistence, and task initiation

      POWER PLANNERS SENIOR – WINTER 2021 – ONLINE

      Dates: Jan. 24 – Apr. 18
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 2PM – 3PM
      Note: There is no class Mar. 14 and 21, and Apr. 4.

    • Executive Functioning (Grades 7-12)

      On It!

      Price: $1125

      On It! is designed for students who want to develop organizational independence in a small and supportive environment. Each session, students review their to-do lists, make a plan for the upcoming week, learn a new executive functioning strategy, and apply that strategy to their current schoolwork.

      ON IT! – WINTER 2021 – ONLINE

      Dates: Feb. 7 – Apr. 11
      Days: Sunday and Thursday
      Time:
      Sunday: 1PM – 2PM
      Thursday: 6:15PM – 7:15PM
      Note: There is no class Mar. 14 and 21, and Apr. 4.

    • Admissions Workshop: Interview Prep & Resume Writing (Grades 5-8)

      Admissions Workshop: Interview Prep & Resume Writing

      Price: $170

      Many schools include interviews as part of the admissions process. RRLS knows that most students will not have had previous experience with interviews, so we have created a unique workshop to familiarize students with the process.

      Students learn about effective oral communication and practise answering common interview questions in order to gain confidence in an interview setting. Writing resumes helps students to reflect on their personal interests, achievements, and experiences, all of which might be talking points in an interview.

      ADMISSIONS WORKSHOP: INTERVIEW PREP & RESUME WRITING – WINTER 2021 – ONLINE

      Date: January 24
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 10AM – 1PM

    • OSSLT (Literacy Test) Prep (Grades 9-12)

      OSSLT (Literacy Test) Prep

      Price: $325

      This program is suitable for students who want to learn about what to expect on the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). Students will be introduced to the five types of reading passages on the test-information paragraphs, news reports, dialogues, real-life narratives, and graphic texts. Students will also learn how to brainstorm, organize, and write the short and long writing tasks.

      OSSLT PREP – WINTER 2021 – ONLINE

      Date: March 15 – 19
      Days: Monday – Friday
      Time: 1PM – 3PM

    Cancellation Policy

    • Cancellation Policy

      Please be advised that:
      1. Group classes are non-refundable, with the exception of point #2.
      2. In the event of insufficient enrolment, RRLS reserves the right to cancel group classes. In such a case, families will be provided with a minimum of 1-week notice and the option to take a credit or full refund.
      3. In the rare case of a cancelled lesson due to teacher illness, a make-up class will run a week after the last scheduled lesson.